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Latitude: 50.8222 / 50°49'19"N
Longitude: -2.5708 / 2°34'14"W
OS Eastings: 359890
OS Northings: 102668
OS Grid: ST598026
Mapcode National: GBR MR.XJJ3
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HX.Q96
Entry Name: Parish Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1323860
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105448
Location: Frome St. Quintin, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Frome St. Quintin
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Frome St Quinton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 50 SE FROME ST QUINTIN FROME ST QUINTIN
3/123 Parish Church of
26.1.56 St. Mary
Parish Church. C13 nave and chancel, with C15 and C17
refenestration. Tower of c 1400 at north-west end of nave.
C15 south porch. Church restored in 1881 when the south and
west walls were refaced. Local rubble and flint walls, with
freestone dressings. Clay-tile roofs with stone slab eaves,
and stone gable-copings with C19 crosses at apices. Chancel:
2 bays, two c C13 lancets north wall, Cl7 window in south wall,
and lancet. Blocked doorway. Nave has C14 and C15 refen-
estration. North tower, two stage, finished with a later
embattled parapet. North wall has a restored doorway with
segmental-pointed head. The bell-chamber has windows of one
trefoiled ogee light with pierced stone filling. South
porch retains a C15 outer archway, two-centred and of 2 orders,
inner order has responds and embattled capitals and moulded
bases. Interior: wagon-roofs to nave and chancel. Chancel-
arch has wave-mouldings and sunk quadrant between, two-centred,
the outer continuous, the inner dying into the responds.
Font: Purbeck marble, octagonal bowl with 2 blind panels in
each face, cylindrical stem and base, c 1200. Coffin-lid,
chancel, tapering slab of Purbeck marble with incised cross,
C13. Wall-monuments. Bakers, 1803 and 1806 white marble
oval tablet with blank shield by T King of Bath. To
Thomas and Mary Bridge, 1793, 1833, wall monument with
shield-of-arms. Miscellanea: reset on porch, medieval corbel
carved with two heads.
(RCHM Dorset I, pl17(1))
Listing NGR: ST5989002668
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